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AfriForum requests Police Commissioner to investigate Malema’s alleged encouragement of farm murders

The civil rights organisation AfriForum has formally requested the National Police Commissioner, General Khehla Sitole, to investigate the claims made by a member of a notorious prison gang that Julius Malema, leader of the EFF, came to see them in prison to encourage the committing of farm murders. In a recorded interview between an agent…

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South African farmers are indeed in a serious crisis – Ernst Roets

The New York Times responded to the recent tweet by President Donald Trump on the situation in South Africa with two scathing articles: One by Kimon de Greef and Palko Karasz, who argue that the President’s tweet was based on ‘false claims’; the other by Julie Hirschfeld Davis and Norimitsu Onishi, who argue that the…

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Farm attacks increase, but farm murders decrease

During 2018 there was a decrease in farm murders, but a sharp increase in farm attacks. This indicates that even though the problem is becoming worse, people are looking after their safety better while also defending themselves better. These are some of the findings that the civil rights organisation AfriForum today disclosed during a media…

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Statistics show farm murders not socioeconomically motivated

The civil rights organisation AfriForum announced the latest farm attack statistics for 2019 during a media conference today a farm attack survivor also shared with the media the horrific details of the attack during which she was shot and raped. A total of 184 farm attacks including 20 farm murders have taken place thus far…

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AfriForum to submit practical steps against farm murders to Bheki Cele after February blood bath

AfriForum will soon send a request to the new Minister of Police, Bheki Cele, in a bid to submit practical steps in combatting farm attacks and murders. “The country has already witnessed more than 90 farm attacks this year, with about 10 murders on farms. This is already more than for the same period last…

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AfriForum requests urgent discussion with Police Minister over farm murders and land grabs

AfriForum on 7 March 2018 sent a request to Genl. Bheki Cele, the new Minister of Police, with a view to arrange a meeting to discuss farm murders and illegal land occupation. This follows after numerous remarks from political circles since the beginning of the year over the expropriation of land without compensation. “Political remarks…

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AfriForum calls for commission of inquiry into the causes of farm attacks

The civil rights organisation today asked that an independent commission of inquiry be compiled to determine what the factors are that lead to farm murders. This announcement was made in Centurion during the media launch of the book Kill the Boer by Ernst Roets, Deputy CEO of AfriForum. During the launch Roets played a recording…

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AfriForum requests Police Commissioner to investigate Malema’s alleged encouragement of farm murders

The civil rights organisation AfriForum has formally requested the National Police Commissioner, General Khehla Sitole, to investigate the claims made by a member of a notorious prison gang that Julius Malema, leader of the EFF, came to see them in prison to encourage the committing of farm murders. In a recorded interview between an agent…

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“It is as cruel and unexpected as a shark attack” – Victims of farm attacks and farm murders tell their stories

Three victims whose lives have been changed by farm attacks and farm murders, today told their stories to the world in a filmed discussion in Pretoria. They also reacted to the recent statement by President Cyril Ramaphosa that there wasn’t something like farm murders in South Africa. Ernst Roets, Deputy CEO of AfriForum, opened the…

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